Photos by Sr. Rosemarie, l.s.p.
Indiana is proud to be farmer country, and Hoosiers have looked forward to meeting at the annual State Fair since 1852. Here are some of the entertainment choices our Residents had at 1:00 on August 11. Other hours brought even more options.
The Stars of Peking Acrobats
Hands on Making Butter
James Whitcomb Riley
Little Red Door Culinary Demo by Purdue Extension
Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest
Riverside Line Dancers
For those who yearned for the farm smells of their childhoods, there were draft horses, llamas and alpacas, beef and dairy cattle, swine, sheep and goats, rabbits and pygmy goats, but no chickens or roosters due to bird flu.
For those who wanted to view blue ribbons, there were categories from mittens to crock pot cookery, the traditional pies and honeybee exhibit, and local cheese and vegetables.
St. Augustine Residents had a beautiful day at the Fair Grounds.